Creating a Social Post Video (LinkedIn Template)
To get started, click the Create New Video button in the top right of your account.
Then, click Social Post Video.
Select the LinkedIn template by clicking inside the "LinkedIn" box.
Select either our normal template, or a split-post template by clicking either of the preview boxes. Once you've made your selection, click Next.
Please note: Currently we have around 500+ animations available inside the software (segmented between the 'normal' and 'split-post' templates). The reason they're segmented is because each animation is hand-crafted to fit that type of post. So if you go to create a normal post, you'll see one set of animations. If you then go to create a 'split-post', you'll see a totally different set of animations.
If you'd like, you can click the links below to go and browse each respective animation library:
After clicking Next, you'll be taken to our template editor page.
Click anywhere inside the post template to begin customizing it with your own image, text, etc!
1 - Image
Click inside the image section of the template and a pop-up will appear.
You can upload your own image or video, or you can click the Search tab inside the pop-up and search for an image/video by keyword to use inside your post template.
Once you've selected or uploaded an image, our image crop step will appear.
Here you'll be asked to crop your image to fit within the post.
When you're happy with how your image looks, click the Done button and it'll be inserted into your post template.
2 - Reactions, Comments & View Count
Click inside the like count number, delete the existing numbers and begin typing the number you'd like to be displayed.
Our post template will automatically format your number, so don't worry about using commas when typing.
3 - Post Description
Click inside the post description box (where it says "Start typing your marketing text here...")
You can begin typing your message here.
You have complete freedom to include any marketing message here. Have a coupon deal running? A new product launching? A new store opening? A new item on your menu? Let your audience know about it here.
Here's a quick video walkthrough of how the text formatting toolbar works ( click here to learn more).
Dark Mode (Optional)
Click the Dark Mode icon in the right toolbar to turn your video into a dark mode video!
When you're done formatting your post, click on Next.
Now you're able to add your animation to your post template!
On the right you'll see a panel of all our animations you can use. You can search for animations by keyword, or click the Expand Panel icon to browse our full library.
Hover your mouse over any of the animation thumbnails for 2-3 seconds and a full preview will begin playing.
Click on any animation to select and apply it to your post template, or click the Collapse Panel icon on the right side of the page to return to the previous view.
When you select an animation, it'll be added to your post template preview and you'll be able to see exactly how your video will look before it's rendered.
If you want to turn off the animation's sound effect, click the sound icon in-between the next and back buttons below your video ( see more detailed instructions on that here).
Once you're happy, click on Next below your video.
Click the Start Rendering button, or click the breadcrumb navigation above the button to go back and make edits.
Your video will begin rendering. Depending on your video template edits and our current rendering queue, this should not taken longer than 60 seconds.
Feel free to create a different video in the meantime while you wait, your video's rendering progress will be available on your dashboard (click "Videos" in the top navigation menu to go to the dashboard).
When your video has finished rendering, you'll be shown an option to download your video file. Click Download.
Now you can upload your video file that you just downloaded to LinkedIn (visit our guide on posting to LinkedIn here), or any other platform such as:
- Your website
- eCommerce store
- Attach it to an email
- Send it inside a Facebook Messenger message
- and more.
We specifically developed a very unique algorithm so that your video files are compressed to be small in size, without compromising on quality. This means they can play anywhere without any loading issues.
Thanks again for choosing Breakout Clips! 🙏
Feel free to reach out to us with any feedback or additional questions. We're always happy to help!